Trygonoptera testacea

MÜLLER & HENLE, 1841


Common stingaree
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urolophidae

Reference of the original description
MÜLLER, J. & HENLE, F.G.J. (1841)
Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. Berlin, Veit, pp. 1–200

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Trygonoptera testacea MÜLLER & HENLE,1841

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Trygonoptera australis, Trygonoptera henlei, Trygonoptera mülleri, Trygonoptera müllerii, Trygonoptera testaceus, Urolophus testacea, Urolophus testaceus

Types
Trygonoptera testacea

Trygonoptera australis
Holotype: NMW: 79486;
Trygonoptera henlei
Holotype: NMW: 50226;
Trygonoptera mülleri
Holotype: NMW: 77888;


Description :


Citation: Trygonoptera testacea MÜLLER & HENLE, 1841: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Common names
eng Common stingaree, eng Stingaree, eng Stingray

Distribution
Western Pacific: southern Queensland to New South Wales. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Found in sandy beaches and reefs but also well offshore. May venture well upstream in estuaries [1388]. Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Feeds on worms, crustaceans, bony fishes, and other stingarees.

Size / Weight / Age
47.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9863))

Habitat
demersal; brackish; marine; depth range ? - 135 m (Ref. 9863), usually ? - 60 m (Ref. 9863)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=7369;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
  • Heterocotyle robusta (JOHNSTON & TIEGS, 1922) [9644]

Cestoda
Nematoda